The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 29, 1957 · Page 20
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 29, 1957
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J-Alfl»fMi (la.) Upper Dei Molw Thursday, August S9. Shirley Alme Honored With Bridal Shower Oltosen — Shirlev Alme was honored at a miscellaneous pre- fnipfial shower in the Cnmmer- icnl Club building at Ottosen. Saturday evening. The program consisted of n musical number by three of Miss Altne's little cousin? Millie and Jill Blanchard of Lone Rock and Debra Schultz of Ot- losen. a reading by Mrs Jesse Blanchard of Lone Rock and a piano solo by Mrs Richard Kinseth. Assisting Miss Alme with her gifts were Mrs John Larson and Janice Vinaas. Mrs Allan Wat- nem had charge of the guest book. Hostesses were Mrs Olvin Haug. Margaret Holt. Mrs John Vinaas. Mrs Percy Watnem. Mrs Mike Coyle. Mrs 'Eugene Hofius Mrs Elizabeth Anliker, Mrs Edward Kemna, Mrs Ted Underberg, Mrs Alfred Schultz. Mrs Oliver Kiruseth, Mrs Roy Telford, Mrs Edwata Zinnel. Mrfs Louis Kelley, Mrs Bertha Jacobson and Mrs C«nrad Johnson and Mrs Donald Larson. 5000 Mile Trip Mr and Mrs Ralph Richards and Mr and Mrs George Warrior of Iowa Falls have returned from a 5000 mile trip which took them through Glacier National Park and Grand Coulee Dam on the way to: Seattle, Washington where they visited the" Richards' son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Glen Norman and Mr and Mrs Don Wichstrom. Returning home they drove down through Washington and Oregon to Grants Pass, and then through the redwood forests of California. Rural Ladies Club Ladies Rural Club met Thursday afternoon for the first meeting of the new year at the home of Mrs Essie Cooper with Mrs Mike Coyle and Mrs Kermit •Fowler assisting hostesses. Due to . the resignation of a member the office of first vice presiden was to be filled. Mrs Mike Froh ling was elected to that office The annual flower show sponsor ed by this group will be helc Thursday, Sept. 5 in the com mercial building. Mrs Essii Cooper is chairman of the com mittee. Mrs Mike Frohling and Mrs Lester Wehrspann are other members of the committee. Mrs Kermit Fowler had charge of the recreation. The next meeting wil be September 19 at the home Q; Mrs Kermit Fowler. Mrs H. J. Nielsen had charge of the Mission program at the meeting of the members of the Lutheran Ladies Aid Wednesday afternoon when that group mel with Mrs Earl Olson and Mrs Loran Daniel as hostesses. Mr and Mrs Victor'Meyer are the parents of a son born Aug 9 at St. Ann Hospital hi Algona. The baby weighed eight pounds and six ounces and has been named Dana Victor. Mrs Meyer and the baby returned home Wednesday. Maternal grandparents fere Mr and Mrs George Balgeman of Fort Dodge and the paternal grandparents are Mr and Mrs M. F. Meyef of Ottosen. Mr and Mrs Lester Wehrspann and Mr-iipd Mrs Clarence Kuecker of Handley, Minn* ; returned home Friday evening following a trip through the Bad Lands and the Bla^k, Hills. Mr and Mrs Antone Waechter and their guests,- Herman Waechter and "son of Warrenville, 111., spent several days last week In Minnesota fishing. Mr an'd Mrs Elmer Strahm of Sabatha, Kan. are visiting her parents, Mr and Mrs Silas Banwart. Mr and Mrs Paul Heggen of Renwick and Mr and Mrs Robert Speich \bf Algona were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Antone Speich home. Mr and Mrs Anthony Waechter and family were present at a family gathering at Call State Park in Algona Sunday to honor Mr and Mrs Art Dahlhauser and family who are visiting here from Syracuse, New York. Recently Mr and Mrs Anthony Waechter and Mr and Mrs James Dahlhauser and Peter Dahlhauser, Jr. of Whittemore attended funeral services for Mrs James Elbert at Waterloo. Mr and Mrs Carliele Halsrud III! TODAY'S TIME IS VITAL And the few minutes involved In having ypur prescrijj- t j° ns j!. lle ^.r eturn _ mo dern benefits, Each ingredient is carefully weighted and measured, a personalized* label is made and accurate records are kept. The time invloved pays off- in better health for you. THUENTE PHARMACY Phone CY 4-2528 OUR BUSINESSES PROTECTING YOUR HEALTH and family of Bode visited Sunday afternoon at the Oliver Lee home. Mr and Mrs Percy Watnem and Mr and Mrs Allan Watnem visited Sunday afternoon at the Stanley Keith home at Pocahontas The Keith's youngest son is recovering from an appendectomy Friday Mr and Mrs Watnem helped their son and family move from Belmond to Cedar Falls where he will attend Town State Teachers College this fall. Mr and Mrs Lester Wehrspann and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Leo Tofteberg home at Bode. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs Bertha Jacobson were Mr and Mrs James Jacobson and Mr and Mrs Louis Jacobson and family and Wanda Jacobson of Humboldt. Enjoying a picnic supper at the DeVere Newton home on Sunday evening Aug. 11 were Mrs S. Lenning of Dakota City, Mr and Mrs James Lenning and Larry, Mr and Mrs Helmer Lenning and family and Mr and Mrs Lester Newton and family all of Humboldt, Jdiss Petra Helvik of McAllen, Texas and Mary Thacker of Woolstock. Mr and Mrs James Barber and family of West Bend were Sun- iay dinner guests at the Oliver fCinselh home. Other afternoon visitors were Mrs Olvin Haug and children. Mr and Mrs Edward Zinnel and Leslie Ann visited Sunday at the home of Mrs Tillie Zech- ter at Manson. Mr and t Mrs Loran Daniel visited Sunday afternoon with members of the William Hoag 'amily who gathered at the Log ?abin at Livermore for a family picnic . Delores and Dennis Daniel children of Mr and Mrs Keith Daniel of Boxholm spent from Sunday until Wednesday with heir grandparents, Mr and Mrs joran Daniel. Wednesday evening Mr and Mrs Keith Daniel came after them. Mrs Hattie Daniel returned home with them and they planned to go to Kansas City where Mrs Hattie Daniel will remain for a visit. She re- urned to the Loran Daniel home Tuesday evening after a visit at ;he home of Mrs Leona Daniel in Sumboldt. Mrs Leona Daniel and Mrs Stanley Lee brought her to Ottosen that evening. Visitors Sunday, August 11, at the Eugene Hofius home were VTrs Cora Bacon of Algona and Mrs Floyd Bacon and Mrs Clara Thompson of Burt. Mr and Mrs Silas Banwart were guests at the Will Metzger home at West Bend Sunday evening, Aug. 11. Overnight guests at the Silas Banwart home the same evening were Mr and Mrs Albert Wuthrich of Pulaski. Mr and Mrs Leo Tofteberg and family of Bode plan to move this week into the Lawrence Holden house. Mr Tofetberg is janitor at the Ottosen Twin Rivers Elementary school. Sunday Mr and Mrs Long and Mr and Mrs Lange visited at the Charles Spurlock home at Sutherland. The Langes remained for a visit with his parents, Mr and Mrs Herbert Lange. Mr and Mrs K. R. McLuen were Monday evening supper guests at the Mike Coyle home. Mary Ann McLuen was a guest that evening at the home of Leslie Ann Zinnel. Saturday overnight guests at the Mrs Essie Cooper home were Mr and Mrs Clyde Cooper and family of Dexter, Minn. A week ago Saturday, Mrs Cooper drove to Spirit Lake where she visited at the Archie Hanson home and then on Sunday she and the Hansons drove to Fairmont, Minn. where they gathered with Minnesota relatives for the Cooper reunion. WOT YOUR BEST POWER BOY... ' ' &^9Hf wlraHnflriK """ TRACTORS .. -T „ toyyw bettor 6 big ways!! 'i^SlL 9 ??***"**- » B !I UN » P ™* St^fng-M** pvwer on me goi MVfllKfd.mortrVjgeafyiJinnpvU • lnduitr|oHyp» Engines—Heov> •Rcmevabla Cwiin^.. RI^.L. ' tor, hfH H,W, pow,r. ^ f TRSBft JlBftUSP 1 "' •^^'.'.^.^^."'^Ir »P»«l»t*J Hydrowllti-; PAP Aut«»«H« FOR THS KIPS Schwirm Plcycl ir, |raM MM* Ymum a»«mr BUSCHER BROS. IMPLEMENT N, Alain, Algona Algona's Govt. Cost Below State Average Operating and' per capita expenditures for general administration, police and fire departments, of the City of Algona, are well below the per capita state average for cities of over 5,000 population for the year 1956. A comparison of figures for najor Iowa cities was compilec >y the Iowa Taxpayers Associa- ion and released Monday. The state average for genera administration in 1956 was $2.76 The Algona figure is $1.74. The state average for police departments was $5.14. The Al gona average is $4.78. The state average for fire departments was $4.82. The Algona average was $1,11. However, in the fields of streets and sanitation, Algona ran above the state per capita average, for 1956, probably due to the complete resurfacing program for local streets, and the paying off of indebtedness for the recent sewage disposal plant. State per. capita average lor streets was $7.23. The Algona average was $9.60. State average for sanitation was $4.82. The Algona average was $6.84. In municipal enterprises and recreation, Algona was again lower per capita in cost than the other 50 cities in the state with over 5,000 population. State average for recreation was $3.05; AJgona's was $2.54. Enterprises averaged $3.77; Algona's average was $2.81. ' In the final average per capita cojgt of municipal operation the state average was $36.19. The average we* $35.87, Brides-To-Be Honored, Ringsted Ringsted — A shower was given in honor of Miss Wanda Jacobsen and Miss Delores Jacobsen in the St. Paul's Lutheran church parlors last Wednesday evening, Aug. 14. Wanda Jacobsen was married to Lyle Sprout at the Dopew Lutheran Church Sunday, August 18th. Mrs George Pallesen was the Mistress of Ceremonits. A mock wedding with young folks taking part that were former pupils of the Jacobsen girls, John Petersen, minister; Brides, Lorna Thompson and Becky Reed; Grooms, Jimmy Petersen and Ronald Petersen; Father, Billy Christensen; Ring Bearer, John Wiley; Flower Girl, Dianne Oleson; Bridesmaids, Kathy Hansen and Cindy Geesman; Best men Steven Fry and David Seely; Quartette, Susan Miller, Dennis McMillan, Joleen Wise- man and John Peitwsen sang "Wedding of the Painted Dolls" accompanied on the piano by Kay Lou Glasnapp. Norma Ruth Christiansen played the wedding march and the recessional. Rev. George Pallesen showed pictures on the screen of the brides and grooms, when thoy were babies until the present day. Hostesses were the grade school leathers, Mrs Carreta Johansen and Mrs Victor Ostedgaard. Irvington News Margaret, Rose and Kathleen Studer of Wesley spent the past week with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs H. Scheppmann. Mr and Mrs Gerald Frankl and family spent a few days the past week vacationing at Clear Lake. Mr and Mrs Don Borman returned home Sunday after hnving spent a Week with Mr and Mrs Donald Frankl of Minneapolis and at Pine City, Minn. on a fishing trip. Mr and Mrs Gerald Frafikl spent a few days last week at Lake of Ozarks in Missouri. Gerald is having his annual vacation while recuperating from his recent accident. Marvel Hansen and Glenflora Patton spent the weekerid in Des Moines where they visited Glendora's sister and attended the State Fair. Mr and Mrs Lee Colwell, Mrs B. O. Davis and Harold Colwell attended the funeral of Mr Colwell's aunt, Mrs Malcom Black, at Calvary Church in Barnum Friday, Aug 23. Mr and Mrs Tom Gronbach are parents of their first'daughter, Dianne Marie, born at St. Ann Aug. 15. Mrs Marie Frankl entertained a family gathering aba birthday supper Sunday honoring her son, Gerald. Those present were Mr and Mrs B. Frankl and sons, Mr and Mrs Gerald Frankl and family, Mr and Mrs Don Borman and family and Mr and Mrs S. J. Hayes. Plum Creek 4*H The regular meeting of the Plum Creek boys 4-H club wa^; held at Arlen Benschoter's. A lunch was served by Mrs Bens- choter. 1 wish the panel members on TV quiz shows wouldn't be so irrepressibly gay. BUILD with BUTIER buildings r ~~~~ r " """''"' —— Own th« BIST of *t««l buildin§i et no pt-lce premium I Med»m MM w»u »m -jt {tn«Il-i«leet Batltt building*, Why? f»-«igte«irifl« JHWWM th* •tMfta-jtettU, ttrwifth MM) pmn*. §*«« that m«an mw« T«|U». Y«t Butl« btrilrfiftti eon fcoftwnl CUTLER: •. «• ti * I > or S«« Us rot/ay/ WILL CONSTRUCTION CO. r ; Hbword (Bud) W*i», Sales Rtpretentatlva DOS So. ISfh Phot)* 43321 Port Dodge, Iowa CITIES SERVICE 1. More high-octane power, more powerful mtyes per dollar for 3 cars out of every 4! 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